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Kokuseki-ji Temple

Kokuseki-ji (黒石寺) is a Tendai sect temple in Iwate Prefecture.

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Kokuseki-ji (黒石寺) is a Tendai sect temple in Yamauchi, Mizusawa Kuroishi-cho, Oshu City, Iwate Prefecture (formerly Kuroishi Village, Esashi District). It is often read as "Kuroishidera" (くろいしでら). The mountain name (山号 sangō) is Myōkenzan (妙見山). The principal image is a seated statue of Yakushi Nyorai. It is known for the wooden seated Yakushi Nyorai statue, an important cultural property inscribed from the early Heian period, and the Kuroishiji Temple Somin Festival, a Selected Intangible Folk Cultural Property.


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